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2024 Agenda

Wednesday, 1/24/2024

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Registration Check-in (hotel lobby)
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm "Welcome to St. Thomas" Reception (Harbor View Foyer*)
Sponsored by United Infrastructure Group
7:00 pm Evening Free

*Note this is a location change.

Thursday, 1/25/2024

All Education Sessions will be held inside the Harbor Ballroom.
Thursday's Sessions Sponsored by Rosen Hagood.

8:00am -8:45am Registration Check-in(outside of Harbor Ballroom)
8:00am - 8:45am
Attendee Breakfast (for general session participants in the Harbor Foyer)
Sponsored by Alliant Insurance / Meever USA / Windle Terry Bimbo
8:30am - 10:00am Spouse/Guest Breakfast (Sunset Room/Terrace) 
RED Hospitality & Kay's Fine Jewelry will be coming to speak to the spouses & guests regarding excursions, things to do on the island, and other St. Thomas fun! 
8:45am - 10:00am Welcome & Announcements
Annual Member Business Meeting
  • Board of Directors Chair Address
  • Board of Trustees Chair Address
  • Carolinas AGC President Address
10:00am - 10:30am Break (Harbor Foyer)
Sponsored by Ritchie Bros. & Crumpler Plastic Pipe, Inc.
10:30am - 11:30am AGC of America Membership Benefits
Christi Beatty, VP Chapter Services & Member Engagement
11:30am Enjoy the Day


9:00pm - 11:00pm FORVIS After Dinner Reception
Seacliff Terrace

Friday, 1/26/2024

All Education Sessions will be held inside the Harbor Ballroom.
Friday's Sessions Sponsored by Carolina CAT.

8:00 am -8:45am Registration Check-In
8:00am - 8:45am Attendee Breakfast (for general session participants)
Sponsored by Alliant Insurance / Meever USA / Windle Terry Bimbo
8:45am - 9:15am General Session: Dean Franks, Senior VP for Congressional Relations, ARTBA
9:15am - 9:45am General Session: Les Snyder, President, AGC of America
9:45am - 10:15am General Session: Steve Sandherr, CEO, AGC of America
10:15am - 10:45am Break
Sponsored by Ritchie Bros. & Crumpler Plastic Pipe, Inc.
10:45am - 11:30am
General Session: "Hot Topics for Contractors", FORVIS
11:30am End of Sessions- Enjoy Your Day!
 10:00am - 2:00pm *NEW- Sip & Shop Party Compliments of Kay's Fine Jewelry
Transportation will pick up attendees at 10am The Westin Resort and take them where the party will begin at Kay's Fine Jewelry where they will be greeted by the great staff at Kay's along with a bartender! Afterward attendees should explore downtown St. Thomas including 99 steps, The Synagogue(oldest in the Western hemisphere), and grab lunch at one of the many great options in the area. At 2pm the bus will pick up attendees at Kay's and take them back to The Westin.
**FREE for all attendees!
 12:00pm - 4:00pm  *NEW - Sip & Shop Party Compliments of Kay's Fine Jewelry
Transportation will pick up attendees at The Westin Resort at 12pm and take them where the party will begin at Kay's Fine Jewelry where they will be greeted by the great staff at Kay's along with a bartender! Afterward attendees should explore downtown St. Thomas including 99 steps, The Synagogue(oldest in the Western hemisphere), and grab lunch at one of the many great options in the area. At 4pm the bus will pick up attendees at Kay's and take them back to The Westin.
**FREE for all attendees!
5:30pm - 6:30pm "Bash at the Beach" Reception (Palm Court)
Join us before dinner for great views, drinks, and networking.
Sponsored by Milwaukee Tool


Saturday, 1/27/2024
 

All Education Sessions will be held inside the Harbor Ballroom.

8:00 am -8:45am
Attendee Buffet Breakfast (for general session participants)
Sponsored by Alliant Insurance / Meever USA / Windle Terry Bimbo

8:30am - 8:45am Information Session: New Carolinas AGC Association Health Plan, Patrick Pittman & Matt Cate, Cobbs Allen
8:45am - 10:00am General Session: Mental Health Awareness in Construction
Vince Hafeli, President, Ajax Paving Ind. of Florida & Hamilton Baiden with Youturn Health
10:00am - 10:30am Break
Sponsored by Ritchie Bros. & Crumpler Plastic Pipe, Inc.
10:30am - 11:30am Keynote Presentation: "Leaving a Legacy," Chad Hymas
*Spouses/Guest are encouraged to attend
11:30am - 11:40am Closing Remarks 
11:40am Enjoy your day
5:30pm - 6:15pm Pinnacle Reception
Sponsored by Propel Insurance

6:15pm - 7:15pm Pinnacle Dinner

7:15pm - 8:15pm Pinnacle Awards Celebration 
Sponsored by Johnston, Allison & Hord and Greer Walker 
8:15pm - 8:30pm
Closing Comments

8:30pm End of Program



Sunday, 1/28/2024

11:00am Hotel Check-Out: Safe Travels